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Mar 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
.w. law goes back to 1960 when the state-owned company was privatized. they a-- retained only 22.2% of the shares but the v.w. law inshowers it can still override other partners on vital decisions. that makes the company less attractive other investors. the european court of justification ruled that the law is illegal. >> the perspective of v.w. ice global exeltors is understandable. they see themselves as being subjugated to different regulations. if a company wants to buy up shares as part of a hostile takeover they can do this to company x or y but not to v.w. that gives v.w. a competitive advantage. >> the law's backers say investors still trailed plenty of v.w. shares, as with any other publicly listed company. they say brussels should keep out of v.w.'s corporate affairs. >> in a moment, we'll delve into the endless archives of the former east german secret police. >> first a look at other stories making the news. residents of the falkland islands have voted almost unanimously to remain british. 9 .8% said they wanted to carry on being british overseas territory. the refe
PBS
Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, which by law was due last month. he says it will be out the week of august 8 bid what the senate democrats have done, and these they have produced a budget, first time in four year. have thehe democrats senate and republicans have the house, we will not have a budget that is the result of regular order. there is actually going to be negotiations in each house. i don't think it will be a grand bargain, but you might have some agreement on the edges. >> you have got to hand it to paul ryan, he doesn't quit. he keeps coming back for more. end the summit for consistency and likability and assiduous this, but you cannot say this is a serious bachmann. you cannot say we will repeal obamacare, which will cover un inter people, 26 million, and a decade, and not say what you will replace. money from then repeal of allg obamacare -- he is spending money from the repeal of obamacare that it does not acted it does not exist and cannot exist unless they get control of congress. >> spending money that does not exist, that is nothing new. the oldsides applying gang. republicans know that this i
PBS
Mar 18, 2013 6:30pm PDT
of these and other really important because no election law, and a parliament, no legitimate institutions which human needs urgently to build a new state. -- which yemen needs. >> the german president coming on african nations to do more to promote democracy in the role of law. he made the comments in addis abba bo. he met his ethiopian counterpart. his four-day to ethiopia is his first official visit since became the german head of state one year ago. >> when a german scientist is said to receive one of the most prestigious prizes in research, he must be truly outstanding. >> among the winners this year, one of the pioneers of biological psychology. he wants to understand how perception, thought, and action arise in the brain. >> and how it affects our daily lives. >> everyday tasks that demand physical and mental dexterity. but maneuvering a vehicle from eight to be, as second nature to most. scientists still do not fully understand how we learned, store, and recalled these kinds of routines. they want to learn what happens in the brain. his prize-winning research looks at how the brain controls ou
PBS
Mar 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
of weapon was prohibited under international law. >> so far, we have 16 martyrs and 86 wounded. most of them are in critical condition. the chemical contained in the missile causes immediate fainting, convulsion, and that. >> in istanbul, syria's main opposition group said they were looking at the attack rejected allegations that rebels were involved. we also know the rebels do not have access to chemical weapons. they would not have access to the means of launching these kind of chemical weapons. >> we have no details yet. we are against using chemical weapons from any side. i am not expecting the revolutionaries to do that, but we are against anyone who would use it. member for now, the reports cannot be independently verified due to tight media restrictions -- >> for now, the reports cannot be independently verified. if confirmed, a to be the first use of chemical weapons in syria's two-year long civil war. >> syrian opposition groups have been meeting to elect an interim government. more on that in a minute, but it is clear that an attack using chemical weapons has occurred, but both sid
PBS
Mar 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
revolution. he studied law at prestigious peking university, then joined the party's communist youth league. former president hu was in charge of the league at the time. li followed in his footsteps and later became leader of the group. in 1999, li took charge of the henan region and became china's youngest provincial governor. in 2004, he assumed the top party post of liaoning province. li became a member of the powerful politburo in 2007. party leaders promoted him, along with xi jinping, by two ranks. he became first vice premier the following year, taking charge of energy, social security and other policies. now, china's citizens grew increasingly dissatisfied with the government's handling of a range of problems during wen's ten years in office. now they're waiting to see how li keqiang will steer the country into the future. nhk world's michitaka yamaka reports from beijing. >> reporter: the members of the national people's congress overwhelmingly approved li's appointment as premier. wen was known as a leader with a common touch, but li projects a more elite image. li also springs fr
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